Good restaurants are famous for their signature dishes but the best restaurants gives you an unforgettable dining experience. This month, take your dining experience to the highest level with these Top 10 Restaurants with a Great View
. These restaurants offers you delicious food coupled with breath-taking scenery while you enjoy your meal, basking in the glow from the PETRONAS Twin Towers.
(The restaurants are listed in no particular order. Some of the establishments below are not halal.)
1. Thirty8 @ Grand Hyatt Hotel
Aptly named Thirty8
, this luxurious restaurant is located on the 38th floor of the newly opened Grand Hyatt KL. The restaurant also allows diners to watch the action from the vibrant show kitchens and the stunning views of the iconic twin towers and the city. For those who fancy some Japanese fare, the restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi & sashimi platters that are fresh and of the highest quality. Do not leave without tasting the famous Thirty8 Signature Cake that is served so dramatically in a cloud of white vapour.
2. Marini’s on 57 @ PETRONAS Twin TowersMarini’s on 57
is the highest bar, restaurant and lounge in Malaysia. Since its opening in 2012, celebrities such as Jimmy Choo, Tiger Woods, Benedict Cumberbatch, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger have been spotted at Marini’s on 57. One of the signature pastas here is the Spaghetti Al Pomo D’oro, which is prepared using Gragnano spaghetti, fresh tomatoes, basil and gold leaves. Filetto Di Manzo is a grilled 120 days grain fed Angus beef tenderloin served with a side of roasted potatoes, bone marrow, vegetables and Chianti sauce. For something more exquisite, try the Vitello, which is pan seared veal tenderloin accompanied with Chanterelle mushrooms & eggplant cream.
3. Nobu KL @ PETRONAS Twin Towers
The most prestigious name in Japanese cuisine has arrived in KL. Located on the 56th floor, Nobu
provides an amazing view of the city. If you have an adventurous palate, try the “Omakase” or chefs tasting menu here, which allows guests to enjoy a multi-course menu specially crafted by the chef himself to the guests’ liking. Otherwise, you can try the legendary Black Cod Miso that has been the talk of the town in all five continents. The Black Cod with its high fat content melts in the mouth, and the fish is glazed with miso sauce for a sweet and savoury finish. Also amazing is the Yellowtail Jalapeno with slices of yellowtail fish sashimi topped with a jalapeno pepper for that added kick.
4. Heli Lounge & Bar @ Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail
The Heli Lounge and Bar
consists of a lounge and dining area on the 34th floor and a fully operational Helipad that transforms into a bar at 6p.m. on the 37th floor. Since its opening 哦n December 2012, Heli Lounge and Bar has grabbed headlines with its 360 degree view of the city. Their best-selling dish is the Garden Salad with Roasted Duck in Honey Lime Mustard Dressing. This salad is light and opens up your appetite for the main course. Another popular dish among the guests is the Oven Grilled Salmon with Mediterranean Vegetables. The salmon is well seasoned and irresistibly delicious. The dishes are best paired with their in house cocktails, such as the Star Kiss, Dine in the Air, and Red Baron.
5. Signature @ The Roof, Bandar Utama
Fans of The Hill at Damansara Heights will be glad to know that they have moved to Bandar Utama under the flagship name of Signature at The Roof. Signature has just recently revamped their menu with more new and interesting dishes. One of these dishes is the Teriyaki Grilled Striploin, which is a Wagyu with a marbling of seven. The striploin is served raw, and patrons can grill the meat to their preferred doneness. Another creative fusion dish is the King Prawn Pasta topped with black caviar. The King Prawn is served in a jar filled with an aromatic curry and cheese sauce.
6. Tanzini @ G TowerTanzini
is a contemporary European restaurant located on the 28th floor of GTower. With Chef Kenneth on board as the new sous chef, dining at Tanzini has become a fun experience. A classic example of the Chef’s fun-dining concept is the Cote De Bouef, which is French for Rib-Eye on Bone. The 800 gram of grain fed Angus is grilled over charcoal and served with 6 different salts and condiments. Another unique creation is the Cous Cous Carbonara with Smoked Duck. When you spoon the cous cous into your mouth, you will experience the explosion of buckwheat!
7. Hemisphere KL @ Regalia Residence, Jalan Sultan IsmailHemisphere
opened its doors in December 2014 and has an unblocked view of both the Twin Towers and KL Tower. They pride themselves in making the dishes fresh daily, which are free from MSG. The Hemisphere Chicken is a very healthy dish where the chicken chop is pan seared rather than deep fried. Certainly a guilt free indulgence for those who are on a diet. The Squid Ink Pasta in Garlic Broth is a good alternative to the heavy cream sauce. The chef’s cleverly disguised the smell of squid, which some people dislike, with a hearty doses of garlic, pasta, and Thai chili.
8. Gobo Upstairs @ Traders Hotel
This cosy restaurant was named after the Gobo lighting, which is a physical stencil slotted in front of a light source to create and control the shape emitted from the light source. Gobo offers a close-up view of the twin towers due to its relatively short distance from the towers. In the afternoon, Gobo serves a delectable Executive Business Lunch and at night it transforms into a popular steakhouse. A must-try is their Filet Mignon served on a bed of truffle risotto and a side of buttered vegetable sauce and bordelaises sauce. Also popular is the Braised Short Ribs that are so tender that it falls off the bone effortlessly.
9. Cantaloupe @ Jalan BinjaiCantaloupe
is one of the latest fine dining destinations that has become quite popular lately. Overlooking the KLCC park and the Twin Towers, the restaurant offers panoramic views of the city’s skyline. The menu features a variety of French-inspired dishes, such as the chorizo-dusted scallop with caramelized onions served with wild seasonal mushrooms, parsley foam & ancho chili oil. For the seafood fans, try the pan-roasted gurnard, which is a rare fish found in Atlantic and Mediterranean oceans. The lean and firm fish is topped with a croquette that bursts open with savory bouillabaisse. It is accompanied by olives, ratatouille & red wine sauce.
10. MasterRoom @ One City MallMasterRoom
is one of the earliest dining outlets that are opened at One City, which is a new shopping mall in Subang Jaya. As MasterRoom, guests can enjoy a beautiful panaromic view of subang area. For appetizer, try the mini Mantau BBQ Chicken Burger with its crispy bread and well marinated chicken fillets. With a touch of East meets West, the Butter Prawn Pasta is essentially Prawn Aglio Olio but with delicious and fragrant butter egg floss. Another speciality is the Chicken Rendang Pizza with loads of cheese and with a tinge of spiciness. Finish the meal with a Banana Brancake with chocolate truffle sauce.
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